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U OF GBUS 2090Saba SafdarFall

All Chapter summaries for BUS 2090-1.docx

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26 Jun 2013
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An organization is a social invention for accomplishing a common goal through group effort. Therefore a business is an organization, but so is a frater
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U OF GBUS 2090Hassan WafaiWinter

BUS 2090 Chapter Notes - Chapter 16: Statistical Process Control, Normative Social Influence, Continual Improvement Process

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7 Apr 2013
40
All orgs face 2 basic sources of pressure to change external & internal. Trends in the environment businesses must adapt. Increased competitiveness of
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U OF GBUS 2090Hassan WafaiWinter

BUS 2090 Chapter Notes - Chapter 7: Social Dilemma, The Sucker, General Idea

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11 Mar 2013
45
Group: 2 or more people interacting independently to achieve a common goal. Interaction is the most basic aspect of group. All groups have goals which
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U OF GBUS 2090Hassan WafaiWinter

BUS 2090 Chapter Notes - Chapter 5: Social Comparison Theory, Achievement Orientation, Victor Vroom

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11 Mar 2013
28
Motivation: the extent to which persistent effort is directed towards a goal. Effort is the 1st aspect of motivation and is the strength of the person"
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U OF GBUS 2090Hassan WafaiWinter

BUS 2090 Chapter Notes - Chapter 14: Business Process, Human Relations Movement, Ambidexterity

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7 Apr 2013
45
Broadly, organizational structure refers to how individuals and groups are put together and organized to accomplish work. Org structure intervenes betw
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U OF GBUS 2090Hassan WafaiWinter

BUS 2090 Chapter Notes - Chapter 11: Delphi Method, Groupthink, Nominal Group Technique

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11 Mar 2013
35
Decision making: the process of developing a commitment to some cause of action. Decisions involve making a choice among several alternatives. Decision
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U OF GBUS 2090Hassan WafaiWinter

Chapter 13 Organizational Behaviour

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7 Apr 2013
25
Interpersonal conflict: the process that occurs when 1 person, group or organizational subunit frustrates the goal attainment of another. Conflict ofte
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U OF GBUS 2090Hassan WafaiWinter

BUS 2090 Chapter Notes - Chapter 12: Collation, Ingratiation, Centrality

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18 Mar 2013
30
Power: the capacity to influence others who are in a state of dependence. A lot of people don"t use all their power. The target of power is dependent o
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U OF GBUS 2090cSummer

BUS 2090 Chapter Notes - Chapter 11: Bounded Rationality, Sunk Costs, Confirmation Bias

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7 Aug 2013
37
* items marked by a italicize and bold may be found in key terms . The process of developing a commitment to some course of action. Involves making a c
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U OF GBUS 2090Agnes ZdaniukFall

BUS 2090 Chapter Notes - Chapter 14: Job Design, Intellectual Property

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16 Aug 2016
6
Signified by titles like president, manager and supervisor. Autonomy and control (power reduced with more levels) communication (coordination of levels
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U OF GBUS 2090cSummer

BUS 2090 Chapter Notes - Chapter 8: Organizational Commitment, Advantageous, Job Performance

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23 Jun 2013
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U OF GBUS 2090Hassan WafaiWinter

BUS 2090 Chapter Notes - Chapter 6: Telecommuting, Job Enrichment, Peter Drucker

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11 Mar 2013
40
The money employees receive in exchange for organizational membership is in reality a package made up of pay & various fringe benefits that have dollar
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